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CAA to vote on adding new courses, hear about coordinator position

Staff Report

February 13, 2019


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The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on six agenda items and hear a presentation during their meeting Thursday in Room 4440 of Booth Library at 2 p.m. Two new special education courses will be voted on, SPE 4980: Non-Licensure Programming and Services for Individuals with Disabilities and SPE 4981:...

CAA approves 2 courses

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

February 7, 2019


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The Council on Academic Affairs approved one revised major, two new courses and two revised minors. John Willems, assistant chair and professor of management information, spoke on behalf of the four agenda items related to his department. Willems said all the approved items were created as a part of ...

CAA to vote on bylaw revisions

Staff Report

February 6, 2019


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The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on one, possibly seven, action items during their meeting Tuesday. The only item to be acted on is revisions to the CAA bylaws. The Chair will entertain a motion to add items 19-008 through 19-013, 19-008 to the agenda to be acted on during the meeting. The...

CAA to discuss new minor, revisions

Staff Report

January 16, 2019


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The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on approving course, minor and program revisions as well as a new minor Thursday. Items to be acted upon include Nutrition and Dietetics as a new minor, revising the Financial Literacy and Media Technology minors, revising the Women in Contemporary Society ...

CAA to discuss new courses, revisions

Corryn Brock, Associate News Editor

January 9, 2019


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The Council on Academic Affairs will meet to discuss the addition and revision of courses Thursday to in Room 4440 of Booth Library at 2 p.m. ANT 3258, The Anthropology of Violence & Warfare, will be voted on as a new course. The course would be worth 3 credits and would start being offered in the...

CAA approves 3 new degrees based on old FCS framework

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

December 6, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs approved the new branches of what used to be the school of Family and Consumer Sciences at its meeting Thursday. Last year, Provost Jay Gatrell revealed a college reorganization plan, which included many program and name shifts around campus, including the dismantling of wh...

CAA to vote on revisions to majors

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

November 14, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs will meet Thursday in the Edgar Room of Booth Library at 2 p.m. to discuss six action items ranging from a revised major to new courses. A new course titled ‘NTR 3500: Professional Focus on Nutrition and Dietetics’ will be proposed to the council at its meeting. The cour...

CAA has tied vote over agricultural program option

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 25, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs did not pass through a proposal for the organizational development, agricultural and rural enterprise option through the organizational development program at its meeting Oct. 25. Bruce Barnard, the program coordinator for the organizational development program, pres...

CAA to consider proposal for new organizational development program option

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

October 24, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs will discuss a new organizational development, agricultural and rural enterprise option at its meeting on Thursday. According to the new option proposal, this addition to the organizational development program is to attract students who complete associate degrees in agricultural f...

CAA to discuss transfer credit hour requirements

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 25, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs will be meeting Thursday at 2 p.m. in room 4440 of Booth Library. The CAA has two action items, including a new minor and the reduction of certain credit requirements for transfer students, and three discussion items, one of which is the Passport to Diversity initiative d...

CAA expresses shock, concerns with shared governance proposal

CAA expresses shock, concerns with shared governance proposal

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 20, 2018


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While the end of shared governance discussions may have seemed over to some following the conclusion of the Faculty Senate meeting on Tuesday, members of the Council on Academic Affairs were in for a surprise at their meeting Sept. 20. The senate ended their meeting with Todd Bruns, senate chair and scholarly communication librarian and institutional repository director, heading off to write a more ...

CAA to discuss electronic course proposal forms

Brooke Schwartz, News Editor

September 19, 2018


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The Council on Academic Affairs will meet at 2 p.m. on Thursday in the Edgar Room of Booth Library. The council will get an update about their electronic course proposal form, which was re-discussed at a meeting last semester on April 26, 2018. Nathan Atkinson, a web developer in the Center for Acade...

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